Senior Cloud Engineer

Ref No. 22767
Posted 12 Apr 2021


Salary: Inside IR35

Employment: Contract

Job description

IntaPeople are working with an FTSE100 client, who is seeking a Senior Cloud Engineer with proven industry experience to join their Cardiff-based Engineering team. Their teams are collaborative and forward-thinking; the successful candidate will help shape the operations and support for critical Windows and Linux-based applications, customers, and projects, working closely with Development, QA, IT Operations, and Customer Operations teams.

You will be required to communicate and solve problems effectively, whilst handling a fast-paced working environment. This will be combined with a transition to DevOps practices agile support and deployment processes.

Main Responsibilities

  • Delivery of resilient application stacks via "Infrastructure as Code" and other DevOps practices
  • Monitoring and on-going support of critical, high revenue business applications
  • Diagnosis and resolution of complex system and application issues
  • Write and maintain systems/application documentation for technical and non-technical

Essential Skills and Attributes

  • MUST have: AWS ecosystem (IAAS, etc) – general vs particular tools  - proven experience in infrastructures as a service 
  • Expert level Linux & Windows knowledge (both necessary)
  • MUST have: Scripting skills (Python, Ruby, Powershell, BASH) – just in general – any of the languages will be fine – the team have a lot of tasks to automate so you will be expected to be able to use the existent scripts from the team
  • Very Important: Large scale monitoring and reporting (Elastic, New Relic) – any tool experience is good – you will be installing, configuring, and monitoring systems
  • MUST have: Continuous Integration systems tools (Jenkins, GIT, etc) – any tool experience is good – but Jenkins is the main one used in the team.
  • NICE TO HAVE: container-orchestration systems (Docker, ECS, Kubernetes


  • BSc Engineering/Computer Science or relevant experience.
  • Proven background working in a technical, IT-related position.
  • Desirable – AWS / Azure Certifications

For immediate considerations, forward an up-to-date CV for an initial call back and confidential chat.

Your consultant

Nathan Handley

Senior Recruitment Consultant

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